Display Tables 2020

Classic Center, Athens, Georgia    June 18 - 20, 2020

Request a Display Table at the 2020 North Georgia Annual Conference

To request a Display Table at the 2020 North Georgia Annual Conference, please review both the Policy Statement and Display Category/Cost information below. An online request form is available at the bottom of this page. The deadline to submit a request is May 1, 2020.


Policy Statement: Annual Conference Displays

PURPOSE:  Display tables are extensions of handbook reports presented to the annual session of the North Georgia Conference.  Reports and displays interpret and celebrate the program ministries of the annual conference. Display tables are not available for individual churches, districts, vendors or groups marketing products, programs or ministries, or book signings by authors. Food and beverages are not allowed in displays. Small pieces of individually wrapped candy are allowed. See the listing of Display Categories for clarification. 

Category A: Display space is limited and priority is given to North Georgia Conference teams, board, commissions, and councils as specified in the North Georgia Standing Rules and the 2019 Journal.

Category B: Second priority is given to North Georgia Conference agencies as specified in the Standing Rules and/or Statements of Relationships. There is a charge of $50 per table for Category B.

Category C: If additional display space is available, other associated agencies may submit an application. There is a charge of $100 per table for this category. No Vendors are permitted.


  1. Deadline to submit application for display space is May 1, 2020.  Application acceptance will not be confirmed until after May 1.
  2. A separate request must be submitted for each display table. NO group reservations are accepted.
  3. Tables size: 2.5 feet wide by 8 feet long. Tables, table skirts and one chair are provided by the Classic Center.
  4. Request for a standard 110v electrical outlet must be made at the time of the application and requested on the form.   Electrical outlets are limited and there is no guarantee that an outlet will be available.  There is a charge of $10.00 per electrical outlet connection. 
  5. Nothing can be attached to any walls in the Classic Center. Posters, pictures, lettering, etc. may only be placed on the table or on a display board which rests on the table.  Storage space is limited to the area under your table.
  6. All displays must operate from the tabletop.
  7. No audio equipment or sound amplification of any kind is permitted.  Videos without sound may be used if an outlet is available and only if the monitor is located on the tabletop.
  8. An unsecured wireless connection is the only source of internet connectivity.
  9. If you are shipping the materials for your display table directly to the Classic Center, the following information MUST be marked on your labels:

                                                The Classic Center

                                                300 N. Thomas Street

                                                Athens GA 30601

                                                Attn: Kathy Brockman/Name of the display

Display set-up begins at the Classic Center Grand Hall #2-5 on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:00 am – 4:00pm and continues on Thursday, June 18, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon.

Displays MUST be removed by 12:00 noon on Saturday, June 20, 2020.


2020 North Georgia Annual Conference Display Categories


Category A: 

  1. Center for Congregational Excellence Boards, Committees, Commissions, Councils, Teams
  2. Connectional Ministries
  3. North Georgia Camp and Retreat Ministries
  4. Congregational Development
  5. Conference Board of Laity
  • Conference Scouting Ministries
  • Conference United Methodist Men
  • Conference United Methodist Women
  1. Center for Clergy Excellence; Board of Ordained Ministry
  2. North Georgia Housing and Homeless Council
  3. Conference Communications Office
  4. 2020 Theme
  5. 2020 Offering

Category B: 

North GA Conference Extended and Related Agencies; Joint Ministries

1.  Related Agencies – North Georgia Standing Rules and/or Statement of Relationships

  1. Action Ministries, Inc.
  2. Aldersgate Homes and Collingwood
  3. Methodist Foundation for Retired Ministers
  4. Murphy-Harpst Children’s Centers, Inc.
  5. New Bethlehem Community Center., Augusta
  6. North Georgia United Methodist Foundation, Inc.
  7. Wellroot Family Services (UM Children’s Home)
  8. Wesley Woods, Senior Living, Inc.

UM Affiliated Colleges and Universities within the bounds of the North GA Conference

  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Emory University
  • LaGrange College
  • Oxford College
  • Paine College
  • Reinhardt University
  • Young Harris College

UM Affiliated Seminaries within the bounds of the North Georgia Conference

  • Candler School of Theology
  • Gammon Theological Center


2.  Joint Ministries as noted in North Georgia Standing Rules

  • Georgia UM Commission on Higher Education and Collegiate Ministry
  • Georgia Pastors School
  • Georgia United Methodist Foundation
  • United Methodist Connectional Federal Credit Union

3. Other United Methodist Organizations

  • Professional Administrators of the UM Connectional Structure (PAUMCS)


4. General / Jurisdictional Ministries

  • Lake Junaluska
  • Global Ministries
  • Discipleship Ministries
  • Hinton Rural Life Center
  • UMCom


Category C: 

Other associated ministry. This includes any group, committee, service or ministry that is not part of the structure or Standing Rules of the North Georgia Annual Conference. Category C includes but is not limited to:

  1. Programs, educational institutions, and seminaries outside the bounds of the conference
  2. Programs and ministries sponsored by groups beyond the NGA conference structure.
  3. Social action groups, focus groups, renewal groups, etc.
  4. Individual conference evangelists, musicians, authors, etc.
  5. Services that provide counseling/pastoral care; offer training and/or leadership development; provide educational tours; other services marketed directly to local church.
  6. Other programs and ministries not directly linked to the structure of The North Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church, including but not limited to:
    • Airport Chaplaincy
    • Appalachian Development Committee
    • Crime Victim’s Advocacy Council
    • Georgia Christian Council
    • Georgia School for Deaf in Cave Spring
    • Hospital Chaplaincy
    • Interfaith Children’s Movement of Metro Atlanta
    • Mountain Top Boys Home


Display tables are not available for: individuals, local churches, districts, vendors or groups marketing products, programs, or ministries, etc.

Request a Display Table


Click here to complete the Online Request Form.